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The Reef Marina

Av. Xaman-Ha y Retorno Sayil | 77710, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
984.168.96.93
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Ranked #23 of 262 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The... more » Owner description: PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The Reef Marina is a recreational and professional PADI dive center and school. Diving and snorkeling tours are available in Playa Del Carmen,the cenotes and Cozumel. « less
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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This was my second Time with Stephan's Crew at the Reef Marina and again I was pleased with there Service,Equitment and Personel ! I did not stay at the Resort this Time but dove with the Reef Marina anyway even I had a Dive Shop at my Resort. Martin, Colorado

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Steph_Car_Bru_Jose, Gérant at The Reef Marina, responded to this review

Thanks Martin for your comment. It was a pleasure for us to dive with you. Take care and see you soon Stephan The Reef Marina - Dive shop in Playa del Carmen More

Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We spent 7 days with Stephan and team diving local reefs, Cenotes and added a snorkeling with Whale Sharks. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left they took care of us and made sure that all our wishes and wants were fulfilled. We dove in groups of 4, each with a dive guide that made sure we... More

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Steph_Car_Bru_Jose, Propriétaire at The Reef Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we are glad you had a great dive experience with your group, hope to see you again in Playa del Carmen See you soon Stephan Carine and The Reef Marina team The reef Marina - Dive shop Playa del Carmen More

Oshawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This is truly a 5 star operation. Went on a Cozumel dive with them and had Josette as my dive master. She was amazing, really looked after me, always felt safe even at 89ft below. On my second dive outing in Play del Carmen, had Arhund as my dive master. Again the same personal service. The dive masters and staff... More

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Steph_Car_Bru_Jose, Propriétaire at The Reef Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your time to write a comment on tripAdvisor. We have a great team and our goal is to share our passion. See you son and take care Carine, Stephan and the reef marina team The Reef Marina - Dive Shop in Playa del Carmen More

Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Very nice diving experience in the cenotes, playa car and Cozumel. Many different types of dives are available and different packages are offered depending on what you'd like to experience. The staff is very friendly, the gear is good. I recommend it!

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A friendly staff, very good stuff, and flexibilty to match your diving expectations. It as been a pleasure to dive with them. My girlfriend got her Padi certification, with a real training : swimming pool, ocean & a theory test : they are real professional with good training/learning session.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I had 2 diving days (Cozumel and cenotes) plus the Whale Shark tour day last week, scheduled with The Reef Marina, via Stephan. There was a mix-up in communication, and Stephan made it RIGHT! He even called me at my hotel room to apologize and confirm the coming reservations. Stephan makes a concerted, successful effort at excellent customer service. An... More

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great dive team,and great dives ! The dive team took care of the least experience diver so they could have a great trip also! Well done !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Want to dive? Want to get certified? Want knowledgeable instructors and an amazing time? Look at the Reef Marina in Playacar. Lucio and Fabian were my instructors on my open water certification start to finish. It was 14+ years since I had last been diving and they made the experience of getting certified both exciting and knowledgeable. Both are very... More

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I took a diving refresher course here and did 2 reef dives a short boat ride from the Reef Resort. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and I felt very comfortable diving with them. It had been a few years since my last dive, and the refresher course was helpful to get my confidence back. The currents were fairly strong... More

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My family and I spent a wonderful week diving with the Reef Marina dive shop. They are a small operation offering personal service. We dove the local sites as well as went on the Cozumel dive trip,cenote cavern dive and the whale shark excursion. We particularly enjoyed diving with divemaster Lucio. He is very experienced and skillful at finding something... More

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